Monday, August 24, 2015

Cow and Kitty -- True Friends

     I have started collecting images from a new artist -- well, new to me at least.   A Teamie friend of mine was kind enough to add me as a member of the FB page for MHK Designs and that started my love affair with these new digis.  I went on a shopping spree after Mynn's newest release and this is the first time I've been able to use one of them.  It's called "Animal Friends" and it's the main image in the "Friendship" set.  The sentiment is from the "Beauty" set.

I took my inspiration for the colors from the
and I think both the image and the colors 
reflect a perfect, late-summer, lazy day.  :-D

     I used my ProMarkers to color the image, then cut it with a rectangle die from Spellbinders.  I matted that with dark brown CS and added brown ribbon at the top.  The bow I hand-tied using my bow maker and that ribbon is from Really Reasonable Ribbon.  I kept it pretty CAS because this card is going to the father of a friend who asked for a card that had animals on it.  They live on a farm and have a whole passel of farm cats in the barnyard.

Crafting with Friends
Crafty Friends
Digi Choosday
Di's Digi Designs
I {heart} ProMarkers
Jo's Scrap Shack
Just Add Ink
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends
My Sheri Crafts
One Stitch at a Time
Sassy Studio Designs
Scrapper's Delights
WordArt Weds.

     Thanks, Asha, for introducing me to Mynn's beautiful work.  Happy Stamping.  NanaConnie


Donna Hanley said...

What a gorgeous image. I always melt when two for legged "friends" get together and appreciate each other. Love your sky work.

Faith A said...

What a fabulous image, beautifully coloured too.

Linda Simpson said...

Love this Connie, just so cute! I can see why you love the images.
Linda xxx

Mynn Kitchen said...

Connie, this is DARLING! I LOVE your gorgeous coloring, that beautiful bow, and the way you used a sentiment from the Beauty set to compliment the image! THANK YOU so much for showcasing my digis--you're a gem! HUGS! :) Mynn xx

*Vicki* said...

Really amazing work with this image Connie!! I love how you've got it colored in and the ribbon is the perfect touch for this design!! HUGS

(AJ) ArtJypsy said...

What a sweet image and card. Love your coloring and the sentiment. Thanks for playing with us at My Sheri Crafts.

As.I.Do.Rodos. said...

Such a fabulous image and beautiful card . Thank you for joining us at I♥Promarkers challenge good luck Ginny x

Joann Williams said...

Wonderful card! Such a great image too, definitely has that southern/western feel. Perfect for a masculine card! Thanks for joining us this week in our Funday Friday challenge! Have a wonderful week!
♥ Jo's Scrap Shack ♥

Sheena Mckee said...

Great image,great card,thanks for joining in with us at polkadoodles and good luck SheenaGD

Asha said...

This is outstanding, NC....LOVE LOVE LOVE this card. You've coloured the image expertly ... it's flawless. You've made such a sweet card... beautifully capturing the beauty of friendship. Ho glad to hear that you like Mynn's digis. They are awesome, aren't they. Hoping to see more, my friend! :)
hugs, Asha

Donna Ellis said...

Fabulous image is right, Connie! Love it. But I think your colors and shading skills really bring it to life! Loving this card! Hugs, de

Sandy Palmer said...

What a very wonderful image! This would make a very therapeutic card for anyone as well! Wonderful job on it! Thanks for sharing it with us at My Sheri Crafts! :)

jimlynn said...

I'd never heard of these images before either - so WILL be checking it out now. The image is just awesome and you colored it to perfection. Great CAS card that your friends father will love.
(By the way, that IS a cow! LOL!)

Judy V said...

Beautiful card! I'm sure the recipient will love it! Thanks for joining us DTBST at Sassy Studio Designs!

Jackie Scott said...

Such wonderful images, the cow and the cat. Beautiful coloring. Great card for a farmer I am sure he will love It!

Shelly Schmidt said...

You really did justice to this image- beautifully colored- love this card!

Diane Louise Janion said...

Thanks for entering the 'Clean and Simple' Challenge at Crafty Friends with another of your lovely cards, hope to see you again and Good Luck.
Diane Louise xx

Teresa Arsenault said...

What a sweet image. That darling bow is the perfect accent.

tanya miller said...

Coloured perfectly. Lovely card. Thanks for entering the Digi Choosday All About The Men challenge (DT)

Gloria Shirr (purpleglo) said...

Gorgeous card Connie! I love it! Your coloring is fabulous. Love the sentiment. I have that stamp set in my cart; but haven't bought it yet.

I am having a blog celebration; with lots of prizes. I would love for you to join as a follower (if not already), comment and add your link. I am already a follower of your blog.

Thanks so much for joining our Lil Patch of Crafty Friends Challenge. We hope to see you again in the next challenge. Good luck in the challenge. Hugs, Gloria DT

Dawn Lancaster said...

Such a gorgeous image NanaC! I love how you've coloured it too!
Dawn xx

Sassy Raggedy said...

Wow I love this NC. Your coloring is beautiful. Hugs, joann

Margaret said...

Wow! I can see why you wanted to be a part of that group. Such an adorable image. Thanks for joining us at One Stitch at a Time. Good luck. Maggie - OSAAT DT

Tina Campbell said...

Wow such a pretty card, that stamp is just so cute :) Thanks for playing in the challenge at Jo's Funday Friday challenges :)
Tina DT

Carolina Girl (Cely) said...

Gorgeous! I must check out the new artist. Very refreshing seeing new things for sure and now you have my interest up after seeing your beautiful card.

Julie Reed said...

So cute,thanks for joining us for DTBDT at SSD.

Julie DT

Kelly Schelske said...

Such a great image!

Thank you for playing along with us at Di's Digis and I hope you'll join us again- our new challenge is on right now!


Tracy Wray aka Trak said...

Thank you for taking part in our art by miran challenge,
I very much enjoyed looking at your project and all
the time and detail you put into it, good luck hugs tracy

Desire Fourie said...

NanaConnie this is a beautiful project with wonderful attention to detail and perfect for our 16th ‘ANYTHING GOES’ challenge. Thanks for sharing your talent with us. Good luck.
{Lil Patch of Crafty Friends DT Member}
{Doing Life – my personal blog}

Wendy Russell said...

Fabulous creation, love it! Thanks for joining us at DigiChoosday Wendy (DT).xx